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4x4 Off Road Excursion Tour

Country: Angola
City: Moçamedes
Duration: 1 Day(s) - 0 Night(s)
Tour Category: Desert

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Next to the coastal strip in southern Angola, the Namibe Desert, the oldest in the world, is one of the country's tourism potentials, due to the fauna and flora of its surroundings or the secular traditions of the people who still depend on it.

In a simple way, the Namibe desert, in Angolan territory, is divided into an area of ​​dunes and mobile sands, with about 200 thousand hectares, without water and any type of conditions for raising cattle or agriculture. It is also here that cemeteries are easily found amid the dunes or buildings from colonial times abandoned and covered by sand.

Located 200 kilometers south of the city of Namibe, between the Atlantic Ocean, where it reaches the sea, and the Cunene and Curoca rivers, the Iona National Park covers an area of ​​15,150 square kilometers and is the center of the desert. There you can easily spot herds of fan goats, ostrich zebras or the orix, the symbol of the park.

Despite being a desert, the flora is a highlight with the presence, unique in the world (extends to the desert in Namibia), in its surroundings, of the welwitschia mirabilis, an endemic plant.

Namibe Desert 4x4 Off-Road Excursion:

Experience a full day guided tour in an appropriated 4×4 vehicle to Namibe desert, Located in the South Province with the same name. you will have the opportunity to see some of the highest dunes in the world. Enjoy a light lunch in the dunes. Drive over high dunes and glide down.

A qualified guide/driver will get the adrenaline pumped all the way through the dunes.

Also included in this tour the Visit to the Colinas red Canyon, the giant towers sculpted by nature, vary up to 25 meters in height. Carved for centuries by the action of the winds, the rocky monuments color the region in beautiful shades of red and produce gigantic leftovers on the desert floor. Another beautiful spot is the Arc Lagoon, it covers 3 lagoons, of which the middle one is the most famous, due to the existence of the Arches created naturally in the sandstones and which gave the name to the paradisiacal place. Considered by many as an aggressive but impressive landscape, it constitutes an immense habitat for animal species, perhaps endemic, and a flora rich in varieties.

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